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Where can I buy sesame seeds?

I have been looking around in Migros and Coop, maybe I am missing them or I am looking in the wrong place. I usually look near the sectiom with the rice, lentils, chickpeas, ..etc.

Any specific shop where I can buy them?
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I have been looking around in Migros and Coop, maybe I am missing them or I am looking in the wrong place. I usually look near the sectiom with the rice, lentils, chickpeas, ..etc.

Any specific shop where I can buy them?

Check the spice area instead
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

Thanks for replying so quickly. I linger a lot in the spice section, I never noticed it there. I will check again today, more carefully.

Out of curiosity, why would anyone put it there?
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

For some reason, large bags of sesame seeds are in the aisle with the breakfast cereals at the local Coop.

(I will never understand Coop's placement strategy - but it is what it is. )
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

OK, so spices and breakfast cereals, any other sections to search while I am there :-)?

It really seems that whoever is choosing the placement does not know what sesame seeds are..
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OK, so spices and breakfast cereals, any other sections to search while I am there :-)?

It really seems that whoever is choosing the placement does not know what sesame seeds are..
Don't worry. I once found gazpacho in the sauces section.
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

Be aware sometimes they group the products according to their origigins as well.

For example I find coffee, helva and red lentils all together in the Turkish isle
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

Aldi... near the noodles, sauces, etc. ...
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

Asian Supermarket!
They usually have black one and white one:-)
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

If you get really stuck then Coop has sesame crisp things by the tills. Just suck them till the sugar comes off.
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

I finally found the sesame seeds, they were indeed with the cereals! Thanks guys!
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I finally found the sesame seeds, they were indeed with the cereals! Thanks guys!
While I know it's pointless to question the shelving-system of any retailer in Switzerland:
Can you actually soak sesame in milk and eat it raw?
I only use it for baking.
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Re: Where can I buy sesame seeds?

they are great in Museli recipes, as are Linseeds, golden or brown
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I finally found the sesame seeds, they were indeed with the cereals! Thanks guys!

Glad you found them - I was going to suggest that in case the cereal section of your local Coop was large enough to actually occupy a whole lane, look for where they have other small grains such as flax seeds. (Although I'm pretty sure I got mine at my local Asian market, they are a bit cheaper there.)
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